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Malaysia's Slide Toward More Conservative Islam
October 04, 2017
Malaysia's Slide Toward More Conservative Islam
The past two decades has seen Malaysia’s slow and steady shift toward an increasingly conservative Islam.
Malaysia's Slide Toward More Conservative Islam
What's Behind Saudi Arabia's Turn Away From the Taliban?
September 07, 2017
What's Behind Saudi Arabia's Turn Away From the Taliban?
Saudi Arabia’s increasingly anti-Taliban stance helps Riyadh consolidate its vital regional alliances and isolate Qatar.
What's Behind Saudi Arabia's Turn Away From the Taliban?
Reviewing Nawaz Sharif's Time at the 'Muslim NATO' Summit in Riyadh
May 25, 2017
Reviewing Nawaz Sharif's Time at the 'Muslim NATO' Summit in Riyadh
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Sharif couldn’t have achieved anything more than what he did in Saudi Arabia.
Reviewing Nawaz Sharif's Time at the 'Muslim NATO' Summit in Riyadh
What the Gulf States Think of 'One Belt, One Road'
May 24, 2017
What the Gulf States Think of 'One Belt, One Road'
Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, and Oman have mixed feelings about China's ambitious project.
What the Gulf States Think of 'One Belt, One Road'
Saudi Arabia Pivots to Asia (For Now)
March 30, 2017
Saudi Arabia Pivots to Asia (For Now)
The Kingdom is looking east, but don’t count out relations with the US.
Saudi Arabia Pivots to Asia (For Now)
Why Would Pakistan Send Combat Troops to Saudi Arabia Now?
March 20, 2017
Why Would Pakistan Send Combat Troops to Saudi Arabia Now?
Pakistan's consideration of a combat troop deployment to Saudi Arabia would cross an important line.
Why Would Pakistan Send Combat Troops to Saudi Arabia Now?
Tracing the Quran's Journey
October 25, 2016
Tracing the Quran's Journey
A major exhibit in Washington, D.C., showcases the world's many Qurans.
Tracing the Quran's Journey
India's Overseas Labor Pains
June 09, 2016
India's Overseas Labor Pains
A migrant worker's death sharpens criticism of India's inability to protect its overseas laborers.
India's Overseas Labor Pains
India's Pluralistic Islam Under Siege
April 29, 2016
India's Pluralistic Islam Under Siege
Saudi-exported Salafism is trying to "purify" India's pluralistic strands of Islam.
India's Pluralistic Islam Under Siege
Bombs and Burqas: Muslim Women and Extremism
March 21, 2016
Bombs and Burqas: Muslim Women and Extremism
We're thrown off when women are drawn to religiously motivated violent extremism. We shouldn't be.
Bombs and Burqas: Muslim Women and Extremism
How South Asia Will Save Global Islam
January 08, 2016
How South Asia Will Save Global Islam
The South Asian traditions of Islam offer a compelling alternative to the religion's practice in the Middle East.
How South Asia Will Save Global Islam
And Then There Were 13: Indonesia Rejoins OPEC
December 02, 2015
And Then There Were 13: Indonesia Rejoins OPEC
Indonesia’s return to the oil cartel will have some interesting implications.
And Then There Were 13: Indonesia Rejoins OPEC
Why Middle Powers Matter to India
July 10, 2015
Why Middle Powers Matter to India
Middle powers hold the key - economically and geopolitically - to India’s growth and security.
Why Middle Powers Matter to India
Indonesia Should Play a Role in Yemen Conflict
May 22, 2015
Indonesia Should Play a Role in Yemen Conflict
Jakarta is well placed to mediate a resolution.
Indonesia Should Play a Role in Yemen Conflict
Why Saudi Arabia Needs Pakistan
March 12, 2015
Why Saudi Arabia Needs Pakistan
Pakistan may be Saudi Arabia's best bet for a strong long-term security guarantee.
Why Saudi Arabia Needs Pakistan
India No Longer the World's Top Arms Importer
March 09, 2015
India No Longer the World's Top Arms Importer
IHS reports that Saudi Arabia surpassed India to become the world's top arms importer in 2014.
India No Longer the World's Top Arms Importer
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